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Eliza Płaczkowska

Physical Geography and Climatology

Assistant Lecturers



Research Interests

  • Fluvial geomorphology
  • Dynamic hydrology
  • Headwaters research
  • Geohydrology


  • 2004 – 2009 MSc degree in Physical Geography; Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland; Thesis: The impact of natural and anthropogenic factors on the headwater areas development in the Lubań Range
  • 2009 – 2016 PhD degree in Earth Sciences in the field of Geography; Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland; Thesis: Contemporary evolution of headwater valleys in a mountain environment on the example of the Western Tatras
  • 2014 – 2016 Specialist in the field of laboratory analyses, Polish Academy of Sciences; Soils and Sediment Laboratory
  • Since 2016 Assistant Professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences; research in the field of hydrogeomorphological processes in the headwater areas and morphometry of the channel heads
  • 2020 – 2021 Senior Specialist at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland; Project: Klimada 2.0 “The knowledge base on climate change and adapting to climate change impacts, together with knowledge dissemination channels, to strengthen economic, environmental and societal resilience as well as to support management of extraordinary risks associated with climate change”.


Title Author(s)
The Impact of Partial Deforestation on Solute Fluxes and Stream Water Ionic Composition in a Headwater Catchment
Contribution to a book, Journal Article (2022)
Płaczkowska, Eliza (Corresponding author)
Mostowik, Karolina
Bogena, Heye Reemt
Leuchner, Michael
Headwater chemistry in subarctic areas with different plant communities (Finnish Lapland)
Journal Article (2022)
Płaczkowska, Eliza (Corresponding author)
Wasak-Sęk, Katarzyna
Żelazny, Mirosław
Jelonkiewicz, Łukasz
Syvänperä, Ilkka
Paavola, Riku
Sippola, Katja
Partanen, Rauni
Leuchner, Michael